Two triathlon wins on same day for Laundry
WASAGA BEACH – Jackson Laundry of Guelph claimed two Skechers Performance MultiSport Canada Triathlon Series victories Saturday as he won both the Wasaga Beach Olympic and sprint triathlons.
Laundry completed the Olympic-distance event in 1:53:18.8 to finish more than seven and a half minutes ahead of runner-up Sean Henderson of Burlington.
Henderson had a time of 2:01:03.4 while Adam Doxtator of Frankford, Ont., was third in 2:03:17.2.Laundry had been fourth out of the water before posting the fastest time on the bike and he was third fastest on the run.
Sheila Treleaven of Grimsby was top female finisher, 12th overall in 2:08:42.9.
John Lapello of Guelph won the men’s 60-64 age group as he was 63rd overall in 2:28:36.3.
Elizabeth K. Stewart of Guelph placed 120th overall.
Laundry took the sprint triathlon in 1:00:23.6 and was more than six and a half minutes ahead of second-placed Andrew Taylor of Milton who was clocked in 1:06:58.5.
Greg Nicol of Owen Sound was third in 1:08:06.4 while top female finisher Kate Timms of Toronto was fourth overall in 1:09:12.7.
Stephen Hindle of Guelph was 17th overall in 1:14:37.5 and a pair of Guelphites scored class victories – Nadine Vogt in women’s 30-34 was 26th overall in 1:17:04.1 and Lindsay Robinson in women’s 45-49 was 33rd overall in 1:19:18.8.
Phil Irish of Elora was 80th overall.
Jeff Baker of Guelph was 13th overall in the sprint duathlon while Randi Jamieson was 45th and Janis Milliken 63rd and first in the women’s 65-69 class.
- Guelph Sports Journal